#08, Midnight on the Moon

Book Summary

Illustrated in black-and-white. Jack and Annie are whisked forty years forward in time and land at an international space station on the moon. There they don space suits and go exploring the lunar surface in search of the fourth object needed to free the enchantress Morgan le Fay from a powerful spell.  

Book Cluster: Mystery of the Magic Spell, Books 5-8

Fact Tracker Summary

Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #8: Midnight on the Moon, they had lots of questions. How did the universe begin? How long does it take to get to the moon? How hot is the sun? What does it feel like to be in space? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

Subjects Addressed in these books:

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Core Curriculum Standards for Language Arts
Creative writing: time travel; Concept; Vocabulary; Cause & Effect Writing: Text types and purposes; Speaking & Listening: Comprehension and collaboration; Presentation skills; Predicting space station future
Core Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
Basic map skills (mapping the moon base, star map); Transportation: moon buggy; Space exploration; Famous astronauts
Core Curriculum Standards for Science & Technology
Astronomy: the moon, Outer Space, constellations; Gravity; Phases of the moon; Conditions on the moon; Earth science: compare/contrast moon and Earth features; Technology - satellites, moon buggy, space station
Core Curriculum Standards for Mathematics
Temperature; Weight conversion
Core Curriculum Standards for Geography
Moon/Space
Core Curriculum Standards for Character Building Lessons
Earth is a bright and colorful place where everything is alive and always changing. Help protect the planet.
Core Curriculum Standards for Visual Arts
Create your own space suit.; Individual or group tree houses; Create Jack & Annie in their favorite wardrobe; Analyze still images for details and predictions.
Core Curriculum Standards for Music
Read Read Read Song
Core Curriculum Standards for Theatre Arts
Passport to Adventure Planetarium Show

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